New Food Choices 2009: Building Community Partnerships  NWA Annual Conference Geri Henchy FRAC
Healthy W.I.C. Healthy Communities Building  Community Partnerships  to Reach Shared Goals
Improve the Health of Women, Infants, and Children on WIC. Open up Access to More Nutritious Foods in Low-income Communiti...
<ul><li>Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership Options:  WIC Advisory Councils  </li></ul>Building...
Community Partners
Community Partners Advocates Food Bankers  Food Pantry Providers Food Policy Council Members Corner Store Initiatives
Community Partners Immigrant Organizations Faith-Based Organizations CAP Agencies Head Start
Community Partners Health & Nutrition Associations AAP, ADA, APHA Extension Service
Community Partners WIC Participants WIC Local Agency Associations
Community Partners Farmers’ Markets Farmers
Roles for Community Partners
Partners Can Play a Key Role at  Each Stage Release  Revision Planning Evaluation Implementation J
Planning Stage:  Valuable Input on Choices for New Food Package Rules Assistance with Corner Stores
Corner Store Initiatives
Healthy Foods In Corner Stores Good for WIC & the Community
<ul><li>Implementation Stage: </li></ul><ul><li>Partner Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent Message </li></ul>
Partners Communication Consistent Message  Communicate the Value of the New Package
Partners Communication  Consistent Message Nutrition  Education
Nutrition Education Message <ul><li>Smart Shopping:  </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits & Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Grain B...
Food Stamp Nutrition Education
<ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Food Pantry Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Advocates with Hotlines </li></ul>Evaluation: ...
Partnership  Options WIC Advisory Councils Summits
WIC Advisory Councils
WIC Advisory Councils Partnerships for Success <ul><li>The 3Ms </li></ul><ul><li>Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Mailings </l...
District of Columbia WIC Food Package Advisory Council
New WIC Food Package Timeline
WIC Clients
Key State Options to Include
Key State Options to Include
<ul><li>Milk  </li></ul>
 
WIC Vendors
Children & Infants Packages Maintain WIC Client Satisfaction
WIC Food Package Implementation
Partners Communication Consistent Message  Communicate the Value of the New Package
Summits
<ul><li>Time For A Change Tool Kit </li></ul><ul><li>www.frac.org/WIC/index.htm   </li></ul><ul><li>Geri Henchy </li></ul>...
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  • WIC - New Food Choices 2009: Building Community Partnerships

    1. 1. New Food Choices 2009: Building Community Partnerships NWA Annual Conference Geri Henchy FRAC
    2. 2. Healthy W.I.C. Healthy Communities Building Community Partnerships to Reach Shared Goals
    3. 3. Improve the Health of Women, Infants, and Children on WIC. Open up Access to More Nutritious Foods in Low-income Communities. Help to Create Healthy Low-Income Communities -- Reducing Overweight and Obesity. Maximize New Food Package to:
    4. 4. <ul><li>Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership Options: WIC Advisory Councils </li></ul>Building Community Partnerships
    5. 5. Community Partners
    6. 6. Community Partners Advocates Food Bankers Food Pantry Providers Food Policy Council Members Corner Store Initiatives
    7. 7. Community Partners Immigrant Organizations Faith-Based Organizations CAP Agencies Head Start
    8. 8. Community Partners Health & Nutrition Associations AAP, ADA, APHA Extension Service
    9. 9. Community Partners WIC Participants WIC Local Agency Associations
    10. 10. Community Partners Farmers’ Markets Farmers
    11. 11. Roles for Community Partners
    12. 12. Partners Can Play a Key Role at Each Stage Release Revision Planning Evaluation Implementation J
    13. 13. Planning Stage: Valuable Input on Choices for New Food Package Rules Assistance with Corner Stores
    14. 14. Corner Store Initiatives
    15. 15. Healthy Foods In Corner Stores Good for WIC & the Community
    16. 16. <ul><li>Implementation Stage: </li></ul><ul><li>Partner Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent Message </li></ul>
    17. 17. Partners Communication Consistent Message Communicate the Value of the New Package
    18. 18. Partners Communication Consistent Message Nutrition Education
    19. 19. Nutrition Education Message <ul><li>Smart Shopping: </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits & Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Grain Bread </li></ul><ul><li>Low-Fat Milk </li></ul>
    20. 20. Food Stamp Nutrition Education
    21. 21. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Food Pantry Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Advocates with Hotlines </li></ul>Evaluation: Feedback from Community Partners on Impact of Changes.
    22. 22. Partnership Options WIC Advisory Councils Summits
    23. 23. WIC Advisory Councils
    24. 24. WIC Advisory Councils Partnerships for Success <ul><li>The 3Ms </li></ul><ul><li>Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Mailings </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings </li></ul>
    25. 25. District of Columbia WIC Food Package Advisory Council
    26. 26. New WIC Food Package Timeline
    27. 27. WIC Clients
    28. 28. Key State Options to Include
    29. 29. Key State Options to Include
    30. 30. <ul><li>Milk </li></ul>
    31. 32. WIC Vendors
    32. 33. Children & Infants Packages Maintain WIC Client Satisfaction
    33. 34. WIC Food Package Implementation
    34. 35. Partners Communication Consistent Message Communicate the Value of the New Package
    35. 36. Summits
    36. 37. <ul><li>Time For A Change Tool Kit </li></ul><ul><li>www.frac.org/WIC/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Geri Henchy </li></ul><ul><li>Food Research and Action Center </li></ul><ul><li>(202) 986-2200 Ext. 3025 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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